Privacy Policy

Privacy statement

Privacy & cookies

Below, it is explained how Sierwatervogels.NL handles your personal information and what kind of cookies we and third parties use on Sierwatervogels.NL.

What is a cookie?

We use cookies at Sierwatervogels.NL. A cookie is a small file that is sent along with pages from this website and stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. The information stored inside them can be sent back to our servers during a subsequent visit. There is more information about cookies available at the website of the Consumer’s Association. Would you prefer that cookies not be stored? Cookies can easily be turned off in your browser. Information on how to do this can also be found here.

Overview of cookies on Sierwatervogels.NL

It is important to us that visitors be clear on what we use cookies and other types of technology for at Sierwatervogels.NL. In this paragraph, we list the various types of cookies that are used at Sierwatervogels.NL:

  • Functional cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to function. 
  • Analytics cookies. Anonymous data about browsing behaviour is collected by Google Analytics. This allows us to see how visitors use the website and ways that we can improve it.

Functional cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary for the website to function. Without these cookies, certain areas of the website cannot be used.

Core functions 

Our Drupal content management system uses cookies to have the website function properly. These cookies do not store any personal data. 

Embedded content 

Web pages on Sierwatervogels.NL may make use of content that is hosted on other sites and embedded by Sierwatervogels.NL. These are things like YouTube videos. This embedded content often uses cookies. Information on what external platforms do with cookies and personal data can be found in the privacy statement for the associated service. We have no control over this whatsoever. The privacy statements for some of the most commonly used embedded content can be found below:

Analytics cookies

Anonymous information about your browsing behaviour is collected at Sierwatervogels.NL by means of analytics cookies. We use this service to stay informed and obtain reports on how visitors use the website.  

Google Analytics

Via our website, a cookie is sent by the American company, Google, for Google Analytics. Google may provide this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties use the information on behalf of Google. We have no control over this whatsoever. We have not permitted Google to use the analytics information for other Google services.

The information that Google collects will be made anonymous as quickly as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transferred to servers in the United States, where it is stored by Google. Google abides by Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the American Department of Commerce. This means that there is an acceptable level of protection for the use of potential personal data. Please read the Google Privacy Policy for more information as well as the specific Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.

Would you prefer that your browsing behaviour not be monitored? You can download a plug-in for your browser from Google’s website that prevents this. This setting will apply to all websites that you visit, not just Sierwatervogels.NL. You can download the browser plug-in here.

Facebook

Via our website, a cookie is sent for conversion measurements by the American company, Facebook. Facebook may provide this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties use the information on behalf of Facebook. We have no control over this whatsoever.

The data collected will only be sent after encryption to Facebook and stored by Facebook on servers in the United States. The data sent is anonymous to us: the personal data of individual users is not visible to us. Facebook abides by Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the American Department of Commerce. This means that there is an acceptable level of protection for the use of potential personal data. Please read the Facebook Privacy Policy for more information.

Privacy

We deal carefully with registered data such as e-mail addresses and names. We do not sell e-mail addresses or other data and do not hand over anything. Registration is intended to contribute to the online information at Sierwatervogels.NL in the form of text, photos or videos and to respond to articles. If we still want to send commercial messages in the future, this will obviously be opt-in and you will not be approached unsolicited. We also handle data sent with contact forms or via e-mail. This personal information is treated as confidential information.

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